Logan County Miner Dies at Wyoming County Mine

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PINEVILLE, WV (WOWK) – A miner from Logan County, West Virginia died last night at a mine in Wyoming County, WV.

According to the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training, a fatal incident occurred Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 11:18 PM, at Pinnacle Mining Co. LLC #50 Mine in Wyoming County.

They say that Luches Rosser, 44, of Man, WV, was operating a DC Trolley Powered Track Locomotive at the time of the incident.  Rosser was a shuttle car operator at the mine.

 Inspectors from the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training have started their investigation.

The mine is idle at this time. 

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